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Happy 134th birthday

In honor of Wyoming’s 134th Birthday, members of the Goshen County Library staff welcomed the community to their Wy Statehood Party at the library on Wednesday, July 10. Multiple kid-friendly …

Wayne and Heidi Forbes have temporarily made Goshen County their home while creating a promising alliance with Torrington Municipal Airport in order to prepare for an exciting summer season of airplane aerobatics.

Let’s fly, let’s fly away

TORRINGTON – Wayne and Heidi Forbes may seem at first like any other good-natured, intellectual, well-to-do couple with an admirable open-minded keenness on meeting new people and seeing new …

EWC board approves budget for new fiscal year

TORRINGTON – The Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) Board of Trustees met late Tuesday at 4 p.m. for the required monthly meeting of organizational agenda items. Present at the meeting were EWC …

Board thanks school admins

TORRINGTON – The Goshen County School Board Meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 9 where the board immediately went into executive session to discuss a legal matter. At …
Sports
Atana Walter competes in the breaststroke leg of the 200-IM at the medal meet in Hemingford. Walter broke meet records and garnered gold in four events (girls’ 11-12-year-old division) at the meet.

Sharks rule medal meet

The Torrington Sharks swim team returned from the season-culminating medal meet with a bag overflowing with medals, meet records and new personal records.

Members of the PSWGA gathered for a photo following their tournament at Cottonwood Country Club on Monday.
The Panhandle Senior Women's Golf Association hosted a tournament at Cottonwood Country Club in Torrington on Monday.
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Caleb Kelly hits a single against Green River on the second day of the Bolln Wood Bat Tournament in Douglas on July 6. Kelly collected two hits during the game.
The Torrington Tigers 'A' squad defeated top-ranked Green River and Evanston at the annual Bolln Tournament in Douglas.
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Locals punch tickets to compete at NHSFR

Five local youth punched their tickets to the National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs this weekend.

Blazers host Football 101

Torrington Blazer Mac Hibben teaches youngsters tackling techniques at the Football 101 Youth Camp on July 1. Also pictured, from left, are Greyson Hand, James Griggs, Xander Hatley, Kannon Kremke and Zakai Lukalu.

The Torrington High School Blazers football team and staff hosted the annual Football 101 Camp last week.

Little League all-stars: majors win tourney, minors 2-2

The Torrington Little League all-stars majors won the Douglas Tournament while the minors posted a 2-2 record.

Tigers ‘C’ defeat Wheatland

The Torrington Tigers 'C' team scored a decisive victory against Wheatland on Sunday.

Relay teams propel Sharks at Hemingford

Alexis Martin, top, prepares to dive into her leg of the 8U 100-freestyle relay at the Alliance meet on June 15 as teammate Marshall Patrick swims for the finish line. Martin, Patrick and their teammates on the 8U team struck gold in the 100-freestyle relay at the Hemingford meet on June 29. Also pictured is Torrington Sharks coach Baxter Greenwald, top right.

Relay teams set the momentum for the Torrington Sharks swim team at Hemingford last weekend.

Obituaries
Kenneth Earl Marcy
CHEYENNE – Kenneth Earl Marcy (68) of Cheyenne, passed away Friday, July 5, 2024, at Pathways Inpatient Care Center in Fort Collins, Colorado surrounded by his loving children. Ken was …
Marilyn Sue Boston
MORRILL – A memorial service for Marilyn Sue Boston, 81, will be held 10:30 a.m. July 20, 2024, at Sovereign Grace Reformed Church in Morrill with Pastor Todd Seay officiating. Marilyn Greene …
Death of a Wyoming inmate
CHEYENNE – Johnson, Daniel (#18331), a Wyoming inmate, died July 8, 2024, at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Facility in Torrington. Inmate Johnson was convicted of first-degree murder …
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Community

Representative seeks re-election

WYOMING – As the Wyoming Primary Elections draw near, political signs are popping up like dandelions. Some signs have new names as area opponents toss their names in the ring, while other signs …

Show your Patriotism

Pictured from left to right, City of Torrington Mayor, Herb Doby, Doris MacDonald, retired public defender David MacDonald and Becky Doby gathered in front of the courthouse on the morning of …

Summer luau this Friday

TORRINGTON – On Friday, July 12 Vistabeam Internet will be hosting a summer luau on Main Street, Torrington. The event will feature a bounce house, food on main, giveaways, vendors, and live …

Black Hills Energy to cut consumer costs

TORRINGTON – Docket No 30026-93-GP-24 (Record No. 17565) - The Wyoming Public Service Commission (Commission) approved the application of Black Hills Wyoming Gas, LLC d/b/a Black Hills Energy …
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Emergency services rolling log

A compendium of Goshen County emergency response and service calls Friday, July 5 00:24-Followup on incident or case-Officer initiated activity at East B Street, Torrington. Disposition …

Court fines for June 30 - July 5

June 30 Hawley, Sean D. – Forfeiture: $130 [31-5-301 bvii (2)] vehicle exceeded 70 mph on primary/secondary highway (6+ mph over). Jester, Kole – Forfeiture: $103 [31-5-301 bvii …

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Justin Loeffler in a Wyoming hemp field.

HAWK SPRINGS – GreenTree Ag (GTA) has been revolutionizing the industrial hemp industry in Wyoming for the past four years. In this short period, the award-winning GTA team has established a …

New harmful Cyanobacterial Bloom (HCB) recreational use advisories

For the Telegram WYOMING – A harmful cyanobacterial bloom (HCB) recreational use Bloom Advisory has been issued for Boysen Reservoir. The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) works …

Gordon declares emergency to Teton Pass landslide

CHEYENNE – Governor Mark Gordon has issued an Executive Order declaring an emergency in response to the catastrophic failure of Wyoming Highway 22, Teton Pass. Multiple mudslides have led to a …

UW welcomes new faculty to the department of veterinary sciences

Raphael Vanderstichel

LARAMIE – The University of Wyoming College of Agriculture, Life Sciences and Natural Resources welcomes three new faculty members to the Department of Veterinary Sciences.   With …

Opinion
It has been shared Albert Einstein himself was once teaching an algebraic class before quite a large group of students. As we all know the man is regarded as one of the most intelligent human …
Growing up in the mountains of Montana, we never could celebrate our Independence Day which much more than a sparkler, so when I first moved to Wyoming, I was fascinated by the fireworks show my …
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TORRINGTON – After months of conversation, planning and approval from both the Goshen County School Board and the district Facilities Department, the “Old Tech Building” as it has …

EWC announces Fall Honor Roll

Eastern oming College named 122 students on the college’s Fall 2023 President’s Honor Roll and the Dean’s List. The President’s Honor Roll recognizes full time students (12 or more credit hours) who achieved a 4.0 grade point average. To qualify for the Dean’s Honor Roll, students must be full time and achieve a grade point average of 3.5, but less than 4.0.

Shelves were quickly emptied in CinD’s CBD and Vape as the ruling for SF0032-Hemp-limitations on psychoactive substances went into effect on July 1. Now, hemp retail stores, manufacturers, producers, and lobbyists are suing numerous officials, claiming the bill is unconstitutional.

Local business joins hemp community suit

TORRINGTON – CinD’s CBD and Vape, a local cannabidiol (CBD) retailer, along with other hemp retailers and agriculture organizations are claiming Wyoming’s recent ban on hemp …

Torrington’s Branton Samson among the 6,500 students who graduated this spring from the University of Iowa

IOWA CITY – In May, more than 6,500 University of Iowa undergraduate, graduate, and professional students received their degrees, a group that included Branton Samson of Torrington. Samson …

Van Mark sets sight on District 5 House seat

TORRINGTON – Torrington local Jackie Van Mark has been a familiar name and face in the area for years. In fact, to those who know her best, she is perhaps what many would consider an exemplary …

Amateur radio club honors pioneer women at Fort Laramie

FORT LARAMIE – Members of the High Plains Amateur Radio Club will be operating a special event station at the Fort Laramie National Historic Site June 9-10 to honor the courage and bravery of …

WEB EXTRAS
Hurricane Beryl’s rapid intensification to Category 5 is alarming: Here’s why more tropical storms are exploding in strength
Hurricane Beryl hit the island of Carriacou, Grenada, on July 1, 2024, with 150 mph sustained winds. NOAA Hurricane Beryl was the latest Atlantic storm to rapidly intensify, growing quickly from …
Extreme heat can be deadly, but you can take steps to stay safe.
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Celebrate Salad Season Outside the Bowl
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public notices
Public Notice No. 9069
The Torrington City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, July 2, 2024 in the City Council Chambers at 436 East 22nd Ave. at 5:30 p.m.
Public Notice No. 9066
Notice is hereby given that the Goshen County School District No.1 Board of Trustees will conduct a special board meeting on Wednesday, July 17, 2024, at 7:00
Public Notice No. 9053
BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF WYOMING The following matter(s) will come before this Commission on MONDAY, August 12, 2024,
Public Notice No. 9068
PUBLIC NOTICE OF HEARING ON MILL LEVY Notice is hereby given that a public hearing on the proposed levy of one mill for the Goshen County Recreation Board and 1/2 mill for the Eastern Wyoming BOCES
Public Notice No. 9067
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing on the proposed budget for the Goshen County School District No. 1 for the 2024-2025 fiscal year ending June 30, 2025